THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: September 18, 2013
Leroy Salewsky, 90, of Marinette, passed away early, Friday Sept. 13, at his home.
Born on April 3, 1923 in Menominee, to the late Albert and Ida (Lindberg) Salewsky, he attended Menominee High School and on May 5, 1945, married Betty Dungan at Menominee Covenant Church. He worked as a foundry superintendent for L.E. Jones and later for Winsert retiring in 1987.
He had a deep faith in our Lord and was a faithful member of Community Covenant Church, was very passionate about his family and cared for the needs of others which was evident in his love for children from the neighborhood and church. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with family and friends at the Salewsky/Lefevre cabin in central Wisconsin.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years; a son, Mark (Jean) Salewsky of Slinger; two grandchildren; two brothers, Lloyd Salewsky of Wallace and Roger Salewsky of Menominee; a close friend and brother-in-law, Robert Johnson jr. of Menominee; many nieces and nephews.
He was followed in death several hours later by his brother, Donald Salewsky sr., of Menominee and was also preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Sunstrom and a sister-in-law, Carolyn (Robert jr.) Johnson.
Family will receive friends at Community Covenant Church on Saturday Sept. 21, after 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:30 am. Pastor Tom Lach will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Anderson Kell Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of other forms of sympathy, memorials can be made in his name to the Community Covenant Church